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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
9 786 40 53 2 607 5.45 5.7
Birth Date1-6-1978
Height6' 1"
Weight160 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2001 BOS 23 13 7 44.3 34.7 9.7 3 2 0 0 0 1 197 44 26 24 4 69 20 19 6 26 4.87 4.86 5.58 0.5 0.0
2002 BOS 24 43 12 106.7 66.7 40.0 5 4 1 1 7 0 461 113 56 41 12 178 30 30 4 101 3.46 3.58 3.76 23.7 2.4
2003 BOS 25 19 14 79.0 70.0 9.0 6 5 1 0 3 0 346 82 55 48 9 142 34 34 4 63 5.47 4.42 4.74 13.5 1.3
2004 ARI 26 27 27 142.0 142.0 0.0 4 15 0 0 10 1 652 171 111 105 31 292 63 58 10 117 6.65 5.69 6.19 -6.4 -0.8
2005 TBA 27 36 25 162.7 142.0 20.7 8 12 0 2 10 1 725 170 100 89 21 265 60 57 18 128 4.92 4.59 4.77 20.2 2.0
2006 TBA 28 25 25 130.0 130.0 0.0 6 6 0 0 10 0 594 136 89 77 18 221 63 60 12 88 5.33 5.37 6.03 5.4 0.7
2007 TBA 29 40 10 76.0 51.3 24.7 5 8 0 6 3 0 364 109 71 65 15 176 27 26 6 53 7.70 5.78 6.40 -3.4 -0.3
2008 DET 30 31 0 41.3 0.0 41.3 3 1 0 2 0 0 179 44 26 26 4 70 18 17 3 28 5.66 4.59 4.91 3.6 0.4
2009 NYN 31 3 0 4.0 0.0 4.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 19 4 1 1 0 4 4 4 0 3 2.25 4.56 4.63 0.1 0.0
Career237120786.0636.7149.3405321243335378735354761141417319305636075.454.895.3157.25.7

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1999 LOW A- 5 5 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SAR A+ 27 27 149.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BOS MLB 13 7 44.3 5.58 82 .267 .262 .327 .410 .256 .284 96 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
2001 TRN AA 20 20 117.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 BOS MLB 43 12 106.7 3.76 121 .266 .265 .331 .430 .264 .322 98 23.7 2.4 23.7 2.4
2002 PAW AAA 5 3 25.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .452 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 BOS MLB 19 14 79.0 4.74 110 .268 .266 .330 .424 .262 .309 107 13.5 1.3 13.5 1.3
2003 PME AA 3 2 4.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .444 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 PAW AAA 5 4 13.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB 27 27 142.0 6.19 67 .302 .264 .326 .423 .260 .325 99 -4.5 -0.4 -6.4 -0.8
2004 ELP AA 2 2 4.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 TUC AAA 3 3 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TBA MLB 36 25 162.7 4.77 102 .269 .271 .333 .432 .266 .299 103 20.7 2.1 20.2 2.0
2006 TBA MLB 25 25 130.0 6.03 86 .271 .278 .342 .449 .264 .286 107 6.9 0.7 5.4 0.7
2007 TBA MLB 40 10 76.0 6.40 71 .319 .267 .332 .417 .261 .357 102 -3.4 -0.3 -3.4 -0.3
2007 POR AAA 3 3 13.3 4.87 101 .351 .289 .353 .426 .259 .500 101 2.0 0.2 1.6 0.1
2008 DET MLB 31 0 41.3 4.91 100 .273 .267 .336 .420 .264 .317 103 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2008 TOL AAA 11 4 46.0 4.24 95 .168 .266 .336 .409 .264 .170 86 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2009 NYN MLB 3 0 4.0 4.63 87 .251 .234 .313 .397 .254 .333 90 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2009 BUF AAA 2 2 11.0 3.33 131 .150 .245 .318 .349 .235 .238 107 2.4 0.2 2.1 0.2
2009 IOW AAA 13 12 67.7 4.04 96 .253 .265 .335 .405 .273 .285 83 8.0 0.8 6.9 0.6
2009 SWB AAA 10 10 50.7 4.98 85 .256 .266 .327 .408 .250 .293 97 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2010 HNS npb 12 0 56.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 BUF AAA 9 6 35.7 5.48 74 .312 .264 .325 .410 .256 .358 90 -1.7 -0.2 -0.5 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1999 LOW A- 0 1 0 5 5 14.3 6 5 16 1 0% .000 3.8 3.1 0.6 10.1 0.77 1.26 0.0 0.0
2000 SAR A+ 9 10 0 27 27 149.3 147 36 143 7 0% .000 8.9 2.2 0.4 8.6 1.23 3.44 0.0 0.0
2001 BOS MLB 3 2 0 13 7 44.3 44 20 26 4 51% .284 8.9 4.1 0.8 5.3 1.44 4.87 0.5 0.0
2001 TRN AA 3 7 0 20 20 117.7 102 28 130 5 0% .000 7.8 2.1 0.4 9.9 1.10 2.83 0.0 0.0
2002 BOS MLB 5 4 1 43 12 106.7 113 30 101 12 50% .322 9.5 2.5 1.0 8.5 1.34 3.46 23.7 2.4
2002 PAW AAA 0 3 0 5 3 25.0 34 6 28 1 0% .452 12.2 2.2 0.4 10.1 1.60 3.96 0.0 0.0
2003 BOS MLB 6 5 1 19 14 79.0 82 34 63 9 35% .309 9.3 3.9 1.0 7.2 1.47 5.47 13.5 1.3
2003 PAW AAA 1 0 1 5 4 13.0 11 5 14 1 0% .312 7.6 3.5 0.7 9.7 1.23 3.46 0.0 0.0
2003 PME AA 0 1 0 3 2 4.0 5 3 7 1 0% .444 11.2 6.8 2.2 15.8 2.00 6.75 0.0 0.0
2004 TUC AAA 2 0 0 3 3 15.0 11 3 16 0 0% .268 6.6 1.8 0.0 9.6 0.93 0.00 0.0 0.0
2004 ELP AA 0 0 0 2 2 4.3 3 3 5 0 0% .273 6.3 6.3 0.0 10.5 1.40 2.09 0.0 0.0
2004 ARI MLB 4 15 0 27 27 142.0 171 63 117 31 44% .325 10.8 4.0 2.0 7.4 1.65 6.65 -6.4 -0.8
2005 TBA MLB 8 12 0 36 25 162.7 170 60 128 21 39% .299 9.4 3.3 1.2 7.1 1.41 4.92 20.2 2.0
2006 TBA MLB 6 6 0 25 25 130.0 136 63 88 18 47% .286 9.4 4.4 1.2 6.1 1.53 5.33 5.4 0.7
2007 POR AAA 0 2 0 3 3 13.3 26 7 7 0 48% .500 17.6 4.7 0.0 4.7 2.48 8.12 1.6 0.1
2007 TBA MLB 5 8 0 40 10 76.0 109 27 53 15 44% .357 12.9 3.2 1.8 6.3 1.79 7.70 -3.4 -0.3
2008 TOL AAA 3 0 0 11 4 46.0 21 19 48 4 57% .170 4.1 3.7 0.8 9.4 0.87 1.96 -1.7 -0.2
2008 DET MLB 3 1 0 31 0 41.3 44 18 28 4 46% .317 9.6 3.9 0.9 6.1 1.50 5.66 3.6 0.4
2009 IOW AAA 6 4 0 13 12 67.7 59 22 70 8 45% .285 7.8 2.9 1.1 9.3 1.20 4.12 6.9 0.6
2009 NYN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 4.0 4 4 3 0 50% .333 9.0 9.0 0.0 6.8 2.00 2.25 0.1 0.0
2009 BUF AAA 0 0 0 2 2 11.0 5 5 12 0 52% .238 4.1 4.1 0.0 9.8 0.91 0.82 2.1 0.2
2009 SWB AAA 3 3 0 10 10 50.7 50 16 43 7 45% .293 8.9 2.8 1.2 7.6 1.30 3.37 1.0 0.1
2010 HNS npb 2 5 0 12 0 56.7 65 24 48 9 0% .326 10.3 3.8 1.4 7.6 1.57 5.71 0.0 0.0
2011 BUF AAA 0 4 0 9 6 35.7 46 16 24 3 37% .358 11.6 4.0 0.8 6.1 1.74 6.56 -0.5 -0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 660 0.5273 0.4500 0.7912 0.5862 0.2981 0.9118 0.5269 0.2088
2009 63 0.4603 0.3651 0.8261 0.5517 0.2059 1.0000 0.4286 0.1739
Career7230.52150.44260.79420.58320.29010.91950.51830.2058

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2006-09-01 2006-10-01 DTD 30 27 Left Shoulder Surgery Frayed Labrum 2006-09-08
2006-05-25 2006-06-09 15-DL 15 13 Left Groin Strain -
2006-05-19 2006-05-19 DTD 0 0 Left Groin Strain -
2006-03-06 2006-03-06 Camp 0 0 Foot Laceration on a Tile -
2005-06-03 2005-06-03 DTD 0 0 Left Groin Soreness -
2004-04-03 2004-05-14 15-DL 41 34 Left Shoulder Inflammation 2003-10-23
2003-09-07 2003-10-17 DTD 40 21 Shoulder Inflammation -
2003-06-08 2003-07-17 15-DL 39 33 Left Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 TBA $2,725,000
2006 TBA $2,025,000
2005 TBA $950,000
2004 ARI $345,000
2003 BOS $324,500
2002 BOS $215,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$6,584,500
6 yrTotal$6,584,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 118 d1 year (2012)

Details
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/2/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/11 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2010). Signed with Hanshin of Japan for 2010.
  • 1 year (2009). Signed as a free agent 1/16/09 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.6M in majors. Contract purchased 4/19/09. DFA 4/27/09. Signed as a free agent 5/2/09 (minor-league contract). Opted out of contract 6/24/09. Signed by Chicago Cubs 6/09 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2008). Signed as a free agent 1/24/08 (minor-league contract). Released 3/28/08. Signed as a free agent 4/10/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased 6/3/08.
  • 2 years/$4.55M (2006-07), plus 2008 club option. Re-signed 1/06 (avoided arbitration, $2.375M-$1.7M). $50,000 signing bonus. 06:$2M, 07:$2.2M, 08:$3M club option, $0.3M buyout. Performance bonuses: 2007 salary increases to $3M with 30 starts in 2006. 2008 option increases to $4M with 30 starts in 2007. Released 8/16/07.
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2005), plus 2006 mutual option. Acquired in trade from Arizona 1/05. Signed 1/05 (avoided arbitration, 41.35M-$0.8M). 05:$0.95M, 06:$1.25M mutual option, $0.1M buyout). 2006 option increases to $1.4M with 15 starts in 2005. Club exercised 2006 option 11/05. Fossum declined option, became arbitration-eligible.
  • 1 year/$0.345M (2004).
  • 1 year/$0.3245M (2003). Re-signed 3/03. Acquired in trade from Boston 11/03.
  • 1 year/$0.215M (2002).
  • 1 year (2001). Contract purchased 7/01.
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Casey Fossum threw 804 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Slider (84mph) and Curve (76mph), also mixing in a Sinker (89mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph).